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Casual Jobs Fix (for bartender, barista or DJ)

by cedrigo Posted 4th Sep 2013 at 2:38 PM - Updated 16th Oct 2013 at 4:16 PM by cedrigo
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You want your sim to work as bartender, barista or D.J. while visiting a community lot ?
But you are annoyed because your sim interrupts his task as soon as a random visitor attempts to interact with him ?

This is a bug that came out with OFB, and affects community lot's workers who are not NPC or business owners/employees.
So, I tried to fix this issue. Sims will now focus on their task and only stop their job as it was intended in previous expansion packs (Uni & NL) : when their motives are too low, or if you tell them to stop, etc.

This is my first upload, I tried to test it extensively but I'd be glad to receive feedback from other testers as well.


This mod requires OFB or later expansion pack, as there was no such bug prior to OFB and it was never fixed in later packs.
You can use this mod even if you don't have the packs that allow you to work as barista (Uni, AL) or disk jockey (NL, FT). In any case the mod will at least fix the bartender.
This is a global mod, it doesn't modify any object, only sim's behaviour at work.

Conflicts :
This fix might conflict with mods that are modifying the way a sim decide to stop his job.
If you have a doubt, you can check with Paladin's HCDU (Hack Conflict Detection Utility).

Policy :
Please don't upload this mod on other websites. Provide a link to this thread instead.
You can include or modify this fix in one of your own mods, as long as you give proper credits and a link to this page.

Additional credits : SimPE Jfade's Compressorizer
Tags: #bar, #barman, #bartender, #barista, #DJ, #D.J.

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

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Cedrigo_Casual_Jobs_Fix.rar | Description: Playable sims working in community lots (as barista, bartender or D.J.) won't stop their job anytime a random sim tries to interact with them. For OFB+ 1.3 KB 3,149 4th Sep 2013
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1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract: Use WinRAR (Windows) or Stuffit (Mac) to extract the .package file(s) from the .rar or .zip file(s).

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Windows Vista/7/8: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\

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4. Place in Program Files: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your appropriate Install folder:
  • Windows XP: C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Windows Vista/7/8: C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Windows Vista/7/8: C:\Program Files(x86)\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Origin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection\Fun with Pets\SP9\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Mac: APPLICATIONS FOLDER -> THE SIMS 2 -> TSDATA -> RES -> CATALOG


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